Black Walnut Pie My Way

Cynthia Weaver

By
@cuckoo4cookies

My son came up with this pie recipe. He says his 35 years of eating food makes him a bona fide chef. I agree.


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Rating:

Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
granulated sugar
6
eggs
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
black walnuts, minced or chopped fine
zest of one large orange
3/4 c
dry buttermilk, reconstituted with orange juice instead of water
1 stick
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Have on hand two 8 inch pie crusts, unbaked. Preheat oven to 375F.
2
Cream together butter and sugar. Add flour and stir in eggs, one at a time.
3
Add the walnuts, zest and reconstituted buttermilk and mix well.
4
Pour into pie crusts and bake for 15 minutes at 375 then decrease to 350 for the remaining time. Watch the edges for over-browning and cover them with foil if needed. Bake until middle is no longer jiggly, about one hour total.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American